• Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell
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    Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell

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    Lone Wolf and Cub #6
    Directed by Yoshiyuki Kuroda • 1974 • Japan

    In the final LONE WOLF AND CUB film, star Tomisaburo Wakayama decided to make the sort of wild movie he'd always wanted to: one in which Lone Wolf battles zombies and Daigoro's baby cart zips improbably across an icy landscape on s...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
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    Lone Wolf and Cub - Lone Wo...

    Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons

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    Lone Wolf and Cub #5
    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1973 • Japan

    Balancing physical action with Buddhist musings on life and death, the most spiritual of the LONE WOLF AND CUB films finds Ogami's combat skills put to the test by five different warrior-messengers.

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
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    Cinematography by Kazuo Miy...

    Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril

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    Lone Wolf and Cub #4
    Directed by Buichi Saito • 1972 • Japan

    In this distinctly lowbrow entry in the LONE WOLF AND CUB series, Itto Ogami is hired by the Owari clan to assassinate a tattooed woman who is killing her enemies and cutting off their topknots. Meanwhile, Daigoro is separated from his...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
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    Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades

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    Lone Wolf and Cub #3
    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1972 • Japan

    Unfolding in an idyllic countryside that contrasts sharply with the violence that occurs within it, the third LONE WOLF AND CUB film follows Itto Ogami and Daigoro as they continue their journey and stumble upon a crime scene involving...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
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    Lone Wolf and Cub - Lone Wo...

    Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx

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    Lone Wolf and Cub #2
    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1972 • Japan

    In this exploitation-cinema classic, which took the action and graphic violence of the LONE WOLF AND CUB series to delirious new heights, Itto Ogami and Daigoro continue their quest for vengeance through meifumado, the spiritual way of...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance

    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1972 • Japan

    The inaugural film in the LONE WOLF AND CUB series immediately thrust Itto Ogami into the ranks of the all-time great samurai movie icons. In this installment, the Shadow Yagyu clan plots to solidify its power by taking Ogami's coveted position of shogun's...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub

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    Based on the best-selling manga series, the six intensely kinetic LONE WOLF AND CUB films elevated chanbara to bloody new heights. The shogun’s executioner, Itto Ogami (Tomisaburo Wakayama), takes to wandering the countryside as an assassin—along with his infant son Daigoro (Akihiro Tomikawa) and...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell

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    Lone Wolf and Cub #6
    Directed by Yoshiyuki Kuroda • 1974 • Japan

    In the final LONE WOLF AND CUB film, star Tomisaburo Wakayama decided to make the sort of wild movie he'd always wanted to: one in which Lone Wolf battles zombies and Daigoro's baby cart zips improbably across an icy landscape on s...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons

    1 video

    Lone Wolf and Cub #5
    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1973 • Japan

    Balancing physical action with Buddhist musings on life and death, the most spiritual of the LONE WOLF AND CUB films finds Ogami's combat skills put to the test by five different warrior-messengers.

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril

    1 video

    Lone Wolf and Cub #4
    Directed by Buichi Saito • 1972 • Japan

    In this distinctly lowbrow entry in the LONE WOLF AND CUB series, Itto Ogami is hired by the Owari clan to assassinate a tattooed woman who is killing her enemies and cutting off their topknots. Meanwhile, Daigoro is separated from his...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades

    1 video

    Lone Wolf and Cub #3
    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1972 • Japan

    Unfolding in an idyllic countryside that contrasts sharply with the violence that occurs within it, the third LONE WOLF AND CUB film follows Itto Ogami and Daigoro as they continue their journey and stumble upon a crime scene involving...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx

    1 video

    Lone Wolf and Cub #2
    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1972 • Japan

    In this exploitation-cinema classic, which took the action and graphic violence of the LONE WOLF AND CUB series to delirious new heights, Itto Ogami and Daigoro continue their quest for vengeance through meifumado, the spiritual way of...

  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance

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    Lone Wolf and Cub #1
    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1972 • Japan

    The inaugural film in the LONE WOLF AND CUB series immediately thrust Itto Ogami into the ranks of the all-time great samurai movie icons. In this installment, the Shadow Yagyu clan plots to solidify its power by taking Ogami's coveted...

  • Comic Artists on “Lone Wolf and Cub”

  • Marlon James on LONE WOLF AND CUB

  • Kazuma Nozawa on LONE WOLF AND CUB

    Filmed in 2016, this piece features Kenji Misumi biographer Kazuma Nozawa discussing the work of the director of four of the six LONE WOLF AND CUB films.

  • Kazuo Koike on LONE WOLF AND CUB

    Filmed in 2015, this piece features “Lone Wolf and Cub” manga writer Kazuo Koike discussing the comics and the film series.

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on LONE WOLF AND CUB

  • From the Salon to the Boardroom

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    Mariama Diallo’s fiendishly subversive short HAIR WOLF blends horror and Blaxploitation tropes to satirize racism, gentrification, and cultural appropriation via the story of employees at a Black hair salon confronting a strange new monster: white women intent on literally sucking the lifeblood f...

  • Lame d’un père, l’âme d’un sabre

    Made by Wild Side Films in France, this 2005 documentary features director Buichi Saito, producer Masanori Sanada, cinematographer Fujio Morita, and others describing the making of the LONE WOLF AND CUB film series.